Sami Najim – Co-Founder and president of sense4data

Role at sense4data

Sami manages the company and implements development, sales, management, financial and technical strategies.

Academic background

Engineering degree from EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in applied mathematics, with a specialisation in statistics and probability.

Professional milestones and projects

  • Over twelve years of experience as a data and machine learning specialist for various in-house and freelance clients, including banks, supermarkets and key players in the digital world,
  • Participated in numerous projects related to data, optimisation and automated decision making, independently and as part of a team,
  • Excellent team management skills and experience leading engineering projects

Data expertise

Main fields of expertise include data science, with a fairly broad spectrum of algorithms and techniques, ranging from core methods to deep learning algorithms.

  • Expertise in intelligent real-time fraud detection and Anomaly Detection algorithms (mainly in the banking sector)
  • Experience in projects related to the Hadoop environment (Spark, Hive, HBase, Kafka, etc.).

Personal characteristics/interests

  • Sami is passionate about emerging technologies and Machine learning. He strives to keep up-to-date with the latest technological developments and regularly participates in Machine Learning competitions to evaluate his skills and learn about new technologies.
  • A keen tennis player since the age of ten.